Farmer Resource Rodeo offered at CFSA Conference


Join us for an all-day “Resource Rodeo” workshop at the 27th Annual CFSA Sustainable Agriculture Conference

When:   Friday, Oct. 26, 2013, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Lunch Included)

There is a lot of great help out there these days for innovative farmers. Are you taking advantage of it? This hands-on, interactive workshop and clinic taps you into the tools and resources to help you take your farm enterprise to the next level. You will walk away with new information and new ideas targeted to your individual farm circumstances.

The format includes a 2-hour morning workshop. Then, spend the afternoon sitting down in small groups or one-on-one with resource providers. Bring your questions, issues and challenges and talk through them with our resource experts. Don’t miss this one-stop training and consulting opportunity.

Presenters:

  • Representative from USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA)
  • Representative from NRCS
  • Jeff Jandura, Attorney with the Land Loss Prevention Project
  • Andrew Branan, Attorney
  • Jo Ann Miksa-Blackwell, Mountain Bizworks
  • Joe Schroeder, RAFI-USA
  • Scott Marlow, RAFI-USA

Topics:

  • Loan programs & resources for beginning farmers
  • Organic EQIP & conservation programs
  • Liability Issues
  • Transitions & Farm Structure
  • Loan programs for farm entrepreneurs
  • Grants program for NC farmers
  • Crop Insurance & Disaster Programs